EDUCATIONUniversity of New Mexico, B.A., magna cum laude, phi beta kappa
Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D.
- New York
- New Jersey
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
- US District Court, District of New Jersey
Thirteen Warshaw Burstein Lawyers Ranked as 2020 Super Lawyers10/29/2020 | Super Lawyers
Thirteen Warshaw Burstein lawyers were ranked as 2020 Super Lawyers in their respective practice areas in the New York Metro area, including four lawyers who were ranked on the Rising Stars list.
Ally Hack Quoted in Law360 Article on Implications of Stay on Commercial Evictions in NYC Until September 48/24/2020 | Law360
Partner Ally Hack was quoted in a Law360 article that delves into recently issued court guidance saying that commercial tenants can't be evicted in New York City until September 4 at the earliest, which will cause evictions stemming from the financial fallout of the coronavirus pandemic to likely be delayed much longer. This is due to the fact that commercial eviction cases filed in civil court after March 17 are stayed until at least September 5, when an order from Gov. Andrew Cuomo suspending filing deadlines comes up for renewal.
Ally Hack to Moderate the Muslim American Society of New York’s Virtual Town Hall Meeting8/24/2020
Partner Ally Hack will moderate the Muslim American Society (MAS) of New York’s Virtual Town Hall meeting on August 24 at 8pm, which will feature Staten Island Congressman (District 11) Max Rose, New York State Senator (District 22) Andrew Gournades, New York City Councilman (District 43) Justin Brannan and New York State Senate Deputy Chief of Staff Brandon Patterson. The speakers will discuss upcoming legislations and regulations, and will meet virtually with consitituents.
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Ally Hack to Speak on a St. John’s University School of Law Mattone Institute CLE Webinar on Commercial Leasing Amidst the Pandemic08/04/2020On August 4 at 2pm ET, partner Ally Hack will be a featured speaker at a St. John’s University School of Law Mattone Institute CLE Webinar on “Commercial Leasing Amidst the Pandemic.” Ally and his co-panelists will discuss how leases are being amended, worked out and litigated to reflect post-pandemic economic realities and pitfalls to be avoided.
The panelists will also discuss recent actions against landlords alleging common law excuses for performance, and actions against business interruption insurers, common law doctrines of impossibility and frustration of purpose and lease provisions likely to be litigated in the wake of the pandemic, including force majeure, insurance requirements, co-tenancy and casualty provisions
Ally Hack and Elizabeth Erickson Co-Author New York Law Journal Article on the Implications of the 'Fields v. Fields': “Townhouse Stoop-Sweeping” Case 10 Years Later07/24/2020 | The New York Law Journal
In this New York Law Journal article, Ally Hack and Elizabeth Erickson review how New York Courts have handled the "head-scratching" decision in 'Fields v. Fields' in the subsequent 10 years after the case.
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Martin Siegel and Ally Hack Co-Author Law360 Article on Executing NY Contracts While Working From Home6/4/2020 | Law360
Partners Martin Siegel and Ally Hack co-authored a Law360 article on executing NY contracts while working from home. In the article, Martin and Ally explore how lawyers can satisfy the New York Statute of Frauds remotely using technology to help facilitate deals and make contractual commitments such as by using mobile phones and videoconferencing tools, including Zoom, BlueJeans or Skype For Business
Early Termination Provisions: A Landlord's Saving Grace . . . If Done Right08/29/2018 | New York Law Journal
This article is about strategies for drafting early termination provisions in real estate contracts.
Incurable Defaults in Commercial Leases: Can You Un-Ring The Bell?03/26/2015 | New York Law Journal
This article discusses a split in New York jurisprudence with respect to defaults under commercial lease agreements that Courts deem to be "curable", and defaults under commercial lease agreements that Courts deem to be "incurable", with a focus on assignments of lease.
Colorable Indicia Of Fraud07/28/2014 | New York Law Journal
This article discusses recent and relevant case law that has revitalized the four year statue of limitations in the area of fraud litigation.
Private Causes of Action: The Determinative Third-Prong03/28/2014 | New York Law Journal
This article summarizes and conveys the current state of the law with respect to when individuals can and cannot institute private causes of action based on legislation passed, ostensibly, for the public benefit. After surveying relevant legal precedent, we formulate a conclusion that we hope will assist in determining when legislation can be used to remedy private wrongs, and when legislation cannot.
The Four Year Rule: Where Are We Now in Light of 'Grimm'01/12/2011 | New York Law Journal
The purpose of this article is to survey the relevant legal precedent discussing the judicial exceptions to the Four Year Rule, note the patterns, and then formulate a cogent conclusion to assist in predicting under which circumstances the Four Year Rule will apply, and under which circumstances its exceptions will apply.
To Eject or Evict - a Lease's 'Conditional' Dilemma08/30/2010 | New York Law Journal
If I give you a thousand dollars and say, "here is a thousand dollars, it is a gift," it is a gift and, by definition, does not have to be repaid. If I give you a thousand dollars and say, "here is a thousand dollars, it is a loan," it is a loan and, by law, it is payable on demand. However, if I give you a thousand dollars and say, "here is a gift of a thousand
Local Law 7: Expanding 'Housing Standards' in the Civil Court11/05/2009 | New York Law Journal